Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus [3 LP]

Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus [3 LP]

by The Rolling Stones

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Overview

The most interesting archival release of the Rolling Stones since More Hot Rocks, 20 years ago, and the first issue of truly unreleased material by the Stones from this period. And the Stones have some competition from the Who, Taj Mahal, and John Lennon on the same release. Filmed and recorded on December 10-11, 1968, at a North London studio, Rock and Roll Circus has been, as much as the Beach Boys' Smile, "the one that got away" for most '60s music enthusiasts. The Jethro Tull sequence is the standard studio track, but the rest -- except for the Stones' "Salt of the Earth" -- is really live. The Who's portion has been out before, courtesy of various documentaries, but Taj Mahal playing some loud electric blues is new and great, the live Lennon rendition of "Yer Blues" is indispensable, and the Stones' set fills in lots of blanks in their history -- "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in one of two live renditions it ever got with Brian Jones in the lineup, "Sympathy for the Devil" in an intense run-through, "Parachute Woman" as a lost live vehicle for the band, "You Can't Always Get What You Want" as a show-stopping rocker even without its extended ending (no Paul Buckmaster choir), and "No Expectations" as their first piece of great live blues since "Little Red Rooster."

Product Details

Release Date: 06/07/2019
Label: Abkco
UPC: 0018771855514
catalogNumber: 85551
Rank: 15011

Tracks

Disc 1

  1. Mick Jagger's Introduction of Rock and Roll Circus
  2. Entry of the Gladiators
  3. Mick Jagger's Introduction of Jethro Tull
  4. Song for Jeffrey
  5. Keith Richards' Introduction of the Who
  6. A Quick One While He's Away
  7. Over the Waves
  8. Ain't That a Lot of Love
  9. Charlie Watts' Introduction of Marianne Faithfull
  10. Something Better
  11. Mick Jagger's and John Lennon's Introduction of the Dirty Mac
  12. Yer Blues
  13. Whole Lotta Yoko

Disc 2

  1. John Lennon's Introduction of the Rolling Stones: Jumpin' Jack Flash
  2. Parachute Woman
  3. No Expectations
  4. You Can't Always Get What You Want
  5. Sympathy for the Devil
  6. Salt of the Earth

Disc 3

  1. Checkin' Up on My Baby
  2. Leaving Trunk
  3. Corinna
  4. Revolution
  5. Warmup Jam
  6. Yer Blues
  7. Brian Jones' Introduction of Julius Katchen
  8. de Falla: Ritual Fire Dance
  9. Mozart: Sonata in C Major

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